Andersen Library will be closed on Thursday, July 4th, 2013. Of course, online access to databases (including articles), the library catalog (including ebooks) and Ask a Librarian online assistance via chat will be available.
But if you’re taking a break from studies, you can celebrate the holiday!
Whitewater has a parade that starts at 10 a.m. on the 4th (parade route map), preceded by the Whippet City Mile along the same route and starting at 9:45 a.m. (on-site registration for the mile is from 8-9:30 a.m.).
The Family Festival at Whitewater runs Wed.-Sat., July 3-6. The schedule includes midway games, food, music, the annual car show (on the 4th), Minneiska ski shows (on the 4th & 6th), fireworks, and more.
Many nearby communities will be celebrating as well, e.g,. Milton offers “Taste of Milton,” run/walk (on the 4th), carnival, parade (on the 4th), music, softball and kickball tournaments, and more. The Hoard Historical Museum in Fort Atkinson will host its annual ice cream social on the 4th from 1-3 p.m. to the music of the Merry Horde bluegrass band.
Happy 4th of July, everyone!